Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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I dumped my drink in the sink.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
That guy's a beast.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
How many lines does a sonnet have?

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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